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Briefly!Inuit breast milk isn't usually toxic, well it wasn't destined to be. It has not been reported that inuit women have higher levels of polychlorinated biphenyls or PCB's. Ask BC what they are as I don't have much idea! All I do know is that they are classed as an environmental contaminant, and the levels are building up in the Arctic due to something called long-range atmospheric transport. (?) These contaminants work their way into the eco system and into fish and Arctic mammals. Inuit diet is naturally higher in these so their body is exposed to more contaminants. They are also exposed to higher levels in their surrounding area, along with the animals they eat.They also have higher levels of mercury, and other contaminants in their bodies too but ( I think) PCBs come out in breast milk more than others.